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Pasha Malla

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Department of English

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson Building, 628
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 20347
Email: pmalla@yorku.ca

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Pasha Malla is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at York University. He is the author of seven books of poetry and fiction, most recently Kill the Mall, a novel, and an irregular contributor to the New Yorker and the Globe and Mail. His work has won the Trillium Book Award, the Hamilton Literary Prize, an Arthur Ellis Award and multiple National Magazine Awards. He has also been shortlisted for the Amazon Best First Novel Award and a Commonwealth Prize; longlisted for the Giller Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and twice had stories in the Journey Prize anthology. He has taught at the University of Toronto, the University of Guelph, Brock University and McMaster University, where he was the 2021-22 Mabel Pugh-Taylor Writer-in-Residence, and he has mentored writers through PEN Canada, the Writers' Trust of Canada, the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, and Diaspora Dialogues.

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Degrees

MA, Concordia University
BA, York University

Research Interests

Arts and Culture , Literacy
  • Hamilton Literary Award -
  • Danuta Gleed Literary Award -
  • Trillium Book Award -
  • Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction -
  • National Magazine Awards -

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR4610 6.0 A Senior Prose Workshop: Fiction SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR2600 6.0 D Introduction to Creative Writing SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR4610 6.0 A Senior Prose Workshop: Fiction SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR2600 6.0 D Introduction to Creative Writing SEMR


Pasha Malla is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at York University. He is the author of seven books of poetry and fiction, most recently Kill the Mall, a novel, and an irregular contributor to the New Yorker and the Globe and Mail. His work has won the Trillium Book Award, the Hamilton Literary Prize, an Arthur Ellis Award and multiple National Magazine Awards. He has also been shortlisted for the Amazon Best First Novel Award and a Commonwealth Prize; longlisted for the Giller Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and twice had stories in the Journey Prize anthology. He has taught at the University of Toronto, the University of Guelph, Brock University and McMaster University, where he was the 2021-22 Mabel Pugh-Taylor Writer-in-Residence, and he has mentored writers through PEN Canada, the Writers' Trust of Canada, the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, and Diaspora Dialogues.

Degrees

MA, Concordia University
BA, York University

Research Interests

Arts and Culture , Literacy

Awards

  • Hamilton Literary Award -
  • Danuta Gleed Literary Award -
  • Trillium Book Award -
  • Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction -
  • National Magazine Awards -


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR4610 6.0 A Senior Prose Workshop: Fiction SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR2600 6.0 D Introduction to Creative Writing SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR4610 6.0 A Senior Prose Workshop: Fiction SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CWR2600 6.0 D Introduction to Creative Writing SEMR